Bring your four-legged friend to one of many Dakota County parks and trails.
Locations for dogs on-leash
Rules for on-leash dogs
All rules for on-leash dogs are listed in the Park Ordinance.
- Dogs are required to be on a 6-foot (nonretractable) leash at all times.
- Owners are required to clean-up and throw waste away in trash bins.
- Dogs are not permitted on mountain bike, equestrian and cross-country ski trails; inside park facilities; or at swimming beaches.
- Don't leave your dog unattended or tethered to a tree, bench or other park feature.
- Skijoring and dogsledding are permitted on designated trails only.
- Bikejoring, in-line skating and skateboarding with a dog on-leash is not allowed.